Skip to comments.Gay Rights Groups Using Vile Intimidation Tactics To Attack Prop 8 Backers
Posted on 11/22/2008 6:10:58 PM PST by Michael Eden
Here's one example from before the election via the Daily Kos:
But when the church and its members invest millions of dollars in an attempt to write discrimination into my state's constitution and divorce my friend Brian against his will, there will be hell to pay.The list of donors whose names and towns have been published is THOUSANDS AND THOUSANDS of names long. And we have a call on the Daily Kos to harass and investigate them (does the fishing expedition targeting "Joe the Plumber" ring any bells?) to hurt people and punish them for exercising their free speech rights. How DARE Joe the Plumber ask a single honest question? And how DARE you support something you believe in if homosexuals don't like it?
So what am I asking you to do?
Some distributed research.
There is a list of a bunch of Mormon donors to the Yes on Proposition 8 campaign (in case that one goes down, here's a mirror with slightly worse formatting.
Here's what I'm asking for:
This list contains information about those who are big donors to the Yes on 8 campaign--donors to the tune of at least $1,000 dollars. And, as you can see, there are a lot of them. It also indicates if they're Mormon or not.
If you're interested in defeating the religious right and preserving marriage equality, here's how you can help:
Find us some ammo.
Use any LEGAL tool at your disposal. Use OpenSecrets to see if these donors have contributed to...shall we say...less than honorable causes, or if any one of these big donors has done something otherwise egregious. If so, we have a legitimate case to make the Yes on 8 campaign return their contributions, or face a bunch of negative publicity.
There are a crapload of donors on this list--so please focus on the larger ones first. $5,000 or more is a good threshold to start with.
Feel free to use Lexis-Nexis searches as well for anything useful, especially given that these people are using "morality" as their primary motivation to support Prop 8...if you find anything that belies that in any way...well, you know what to do.
If you find anything good, please email it to:
equalityresearch at gmail dot com.
Here's the bottom line for me: if someone is willing to contribute thousands of dollars to a campaign to take away legal rights from some very dear friends of mine, they had damn well make sure their lives are beyond scrutiny--because I, for one, won't take it lying down.
This one is for Brian and the millions like him all across the nation.
CBS had this story about the subsequent attempt to attack, harass, and intimidate supporters of Prop 8 even after the people spoke:
(CBS) For supporters of same-sex marriage, the Election Day loss in California seems to be energizing their campaign rather than ending it.In other words, you'd better bow down to their "rights," or they will destroy you. Your rights don't matter. Your values don't matter. Your religious beliefs don't matter. Only they matter. And they will come after you and destroy you if they can. All they need is the power; they already have all the hate they need.
Demonstrations against Proposition 8, the ban on same-sex marriage, have been growing, CBS News correspondent John Blackstone reports.
Now the anger is moving to the Internet, where supporters of same-sex marriage are posting blacklists - the names and businesses of those who gave money to help Proposition 8 pass.
Chris Lee, an engineer who is an immigrant from China, was shocked to see his name on the Web site AntiGayBlacklist.com after he gave $1,000 to the campaign to end same-sex marriage.
"I was completely disgusted," Li said. "This sort of blacklist should only appear in communist countries, should not be found in the United States."
In Los Angeles, demonstrators called for a boycott of a restaurant whose manager made a personal donation of $100 to the "Yes on 8" campaign.
"She didn't think it would be public record," said Jeff Yarbrough.
Anger over the blacklists brought out demonstrators in Sacramento, where Scott Eckern resigned as musical director of a local theater when he was identified as a donor.
Another story serves to frame the ugliness and hypocrisy of the "tolerant" pro-gay community:
"Since Proposition 8s victory, a series of protests against churches, small businesses and individual supporters of traditional marriage have taken place in cities across the state," Ron Prentice, chairman of ProtectMarriage.com, wrote in a statement. "Tragically, some opponents of Prop. 8 who claim to cherish tolerance and civil rights are unabashedly trampling on the rights of others. Protests and boycotts have taken place against a Hispanic restaurant owner in Los Angeles, African American religious leaders in the Bay Area, and a musical theater director in Sacramento, among many others."Another story shows the blatant racial intolerance of the gay community. 70% of blacks voted for Prop 8, along with an overwhelming majority of Hispanics:
Robert Hoehn, vice president of Hoehn Motors in San Diego County, gave $25,000 of his own money to the Yes-on-8 campaign in February. And he called what followed a really really ugly experience.
Before the vote, Hoehn said, he he received dozens and dozens and dozens of really vitriolic messages and his Honda dealership was picketed. Since the proposition won, he said, he has received a few messages and phone calls denouncing his support for the measure.
Blacks who have allowed homosexuals to depict their "struggle for civil rights" in the same terms as blacks should wake up and realize something: if being gay is like being black, then it truly IS immoral to be black. If you don't believe me, just look at what homosexuals are saying about you.Geoffrey, a student at UCLA and regular Rod 2.0 reader, joined the massive protest outside the Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Westwood. Geoffrey was called the n-word at least twice.
It was like being at a klan rally except the klansmen were wearing Abercrombie polos and Birkenstocks. YOU NIGGER, one man shouted at men. If your people want to call me a FAGGOT, I will call you a nigger. Someone else said same thing to me on the next block near the temple me and my friend were walking, he is also gay but Korean, and a young WeHo clone said after last night the niggers better not come to West Hollywood if they knew what was BEST for them.
Los Angeles resident and Rod 2.0 reader A. Ronald says he and his boyfriend, who are both black, were carrying NO ON PROP 8 signs and still subjected to racial abuse.
Three older men accosted my friend and shouted, "Black people did this, I hope you people are happy!" A young lesbian couple with mohawks and Obama buttons joined the shouting and said there were "very disappointed with black people" and "how could we" after the Obama victory. This was stupid for them to single us out because we were carrying those blue NO ON PROP 8 signs! I pointed that out and the one of the older men said it didn't matter because "most black people hated gays" and he was "wrong" to think we had compassion. That was the most insulting thing I had ever heard. I guess he never thought we were gay.
What if we did this stuff to them? What if we published the names and information of opponents of Prop 8, and began individually targeting them for harassment, intimidation, and worse? What would they say about it?
Bottom line: they are counting on the complete moral superiority of the supporters of Prop 8 not to retaliate. They single us out and target us, even as they count on us to be better than they are and not retaliate by targeting them. But what if we did? What if we went to these peoples' homes and business with the same vindictive spirit of hate these people are bringing to their cause, and to our doorsteps?
These people are hateful, vile, despicable, loathsome, vindictive, wicked, depraved hypocrites who will use any means necessary to get their way. They are already hard at work trying to get the will of the people set aside, so that a four judges can impose their agenda on 30 million people.
In other words, the Bible is completely right about them and about their "lifestyle." Moses was right in calling their conduct "an abomination" (Leviticus 18:22). Paul was right in describing homosexuality as the ultimate level of depravity (Romans 1:26-32). If nothing else, they prove it to anyone willing to look by their very own conduct.
They are modern day Nazis
equalityresearch at gmail dot com.
Hmmmm - just saying that sure would make some for some good spam...
ping.....for a good read
They lost, trying to get back against the people who voted yes is so gay.
Gaystapo H8ers alert.
Thought I’d add one other thing.
I wrote an article called “Do Unto Obama As Liberals Did Unto Bush.” I posted it to freerepublic
but it was on American Sentinel that I really got some vehement “How DARE you” responses.
No one really questioned my thesis that liberals had been vile to Bush; what was at issue was the fact that I called for using the same tactics against them that they used against us. That was somehow vile, unpatriotic, treasonous, etc.
In other words, liberals recognized that - while their own behavior was vile, unpatriotic, treasonous, etc. - that conservatives could not act the same way. The country would be torn apart, after all.
Homosexuals are just liberals who have taken liberalism to its logical conclusion. There are no taboos (other than traditional morality and voting for Republicans). And they are perfectly at home with using tactics against their enemies that they would cry out with the loudest whine ever heard if those same tactics were used against them.
I wish I could close MY Wells Fargo account in protest over their stands. But I’d have to open up another account, as I already DID close my account due to their stands.
I asked to speak with the branch manager, and notified her that I was closing my account due to their support of illegal immigration last year.
Glad to talk with a fellow “boycotter”!
My only fear is that any bank I choose will be acquired in this crazy bank-busting economy by one of the homo-phile activist banks. Of course, some are bigger offenders than others. Wells also is on record as standing against the Boy Scouts since BSA won’t allow homosexuals as participants. Unforgivable, to say the least.
Shoot, you’re right. That may have been why I did it (I’m a former Boy Scout and that would have set me off big time!). I guess it depends what slime ball thing they did first.
You’re also right about the moral velocitizing of our corporations. They don’t care about right or wrong; they only care about the bottom line, and about public relations. “Right” is whatever adds to the bottom line; wrong is whatever gets in the way of their objectives.
We kicked God out of our government and our schools. Unfortunately, He got out of our businesses, too.
Social Darwinism: the rich should eat the poor the same way the strong should eat the weak.
But homosexuals don’t fare too well by Darwinian standards in the long run, either.
An economic boycott is planned on Dec 10...no this isn’t
from the Onion, it’s from the Boston Phoenix
>>A day without gays. Sounds like a Christian Right wet-dream come true, but it’s actually the idea behind a 24-hour nationwide strike and economic boycott in support of gay marriage for all Americans. On December 10 International Human Rights Day gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transgenders, and their straight allies are encouraged to turn off their computers, shut down their businesses, and call in “gay” from work. Additionally, participants are asked to refrain from making purchases or spending money in any way, so as not to contribute to the economy.
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